Application for 2018-2020 batch
News for batch 2018-2020 : The call for autumn/fall 2018 is now opened. You can request a login by clicking on the button 'Apply Online' . NOTE: The Vinifera team informs you that in 2018, we won't have any Erasmus+ scholarships to offer.
Since September 2015, Vinifera Euromaster has been listed in the "Erasmus+ catalogue"
Each applicant can apply to several programmes of the catalogue, with a maximum of three different joint programmes per academic year.
Vinifera Euromaster belongs to the list of the 17 top level MSc Programmes which have passed the European Quality Review. Consequently, Vinifera is officially part of the 2014-2020 European Educative Programme.
There are two rounds of academic admission. You can apply for academic admission either at Round 1 or at Round 2.
Schedule for the 2018 - 2020 session
We require you to pay an administration fee (30 euros) before submitting your application ; please use the payment button online before submitting your application. It is possible to pay either by bank card or bank transfer. Please request the bank details if you prefer the second option.
Round 1 : The first call is now open.
USA interviews: details to be announced
The deadline for applications for the first round will be announced in the next two months.
Skype interviews for pre-selected applicants - date to be announced.
HERE YOU CAN FIND THE LIST OF SELECTED CANDIDATES FOLLOWING THE INTERVIEWS FOR 2017 ENTRY (first call):
Round 2 : The second call date will be announced later. The available places are self-funded or funded by scholarships obtained by the candidate.
The deadline for filling in the electronic application form and attaching two references is to be decided.
HERE YOU CAN FIND THE LIST OF SELECTED CANDIDATES (second call)
PLEASE NOTE: There is a pdf guide to using the application form on the page "Application procedure". Look for the link at the bottom of the page.
You must hold at least a Bachelor of Science (180 ECTS) in one of the following fields :
- Agronomy / Agricultural Sciences
- Plant Sciences & technologies
- Food Sciences & technologies
... and in closely related fields
Exceptions: Bachelor graduates with other Bachelor degrees can exceptionally be admitted, provided the academic and/or professional background shows potential for a successful completion of the Vinifera EuroMaster programme. In these cases conditional admission can be granted. Candidates are advised to follow an internship or work in a vineyard prior to applying, and to obtain some training in a few of the scientific fields which will be studied. Refer to the Student Handbook for M1 on the 'Courses' page for suggested topics.
It is possible to enter directly in the second year (M2) if you have a high level qualification (the first year of a master especially in one of the Vinifera partner universities) in vine and wine sciences ; 5 places are offered for M2. If you are interested please contact our secretary by email. We do not offer scholarships for direct entry into M2.
: Candidates still completing their degree
Applicants expecting to finish their Bachelor Degree can obtain a conditional admission
. They must have a stamped and signed provisional Certificate of Completion, delivered by the Registrar of the institution/university, to attach to the application form.
This is a certifying letter from your University stating that you are expected to graduate this year or that you will finish this year.
On successfully completing their degree candidates must send the results (if selected) to Vinifera Secretariat by June, for final admission, and provide a copy of the original Diploma/BSc on arrival.
DOCUMENT FOR REFEREES
Minimum level : B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
IELTS certificate: selected candidates are required to pass this language test (minimum 6 points) and send a copy to Vinifera Secretariat by June for final admission. For further information click here: http://www.cambridgeesol.org/exams/academic-english/ielts.html
Other recognised tests:
TOEFL (550 points)
TOEFL iBT (72 points)
TOEFL ITP (543 points)
Cambridge First Certificates (FCE Grade B (B2).
TOEIC (670 points).
If you already have a certificate please enter the result on the application form, If not, please enter the date of an exam you have booked or indicate you are booking one.
The deadline to provide the result of your English test is 25th June
, if you have been offered a place. Those who are accepted will need to email a scan of their certificate to the Secretariat.
Other certificates could allow applicants to obtain a "conditional admission". Please contact Vinifera Secretariat
Important comment: if you need more details or need more information about an appeal procedure, our secretariat is available by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We would like to inform you that the Educational, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) updated its 'provisions for the processing of personal data' in the context of the 'Erasmus Mundus Programme' and 'Erasmus+ Programme', which you can find under the following links:
Please take due note of the policies by which the EACEA collects, manages and uses the personal data in the context of managing mobility projects.
Candidates/Applicants must be informed that if they are selected (proposed for a scholarship/fellowship, put on the reserve list or enrolled on a self-paying basis) their data may be used for the purposes of evaluating the programmes, efficiently manage the projects, and producing statistics. Data could be made available to the EACEA, the European Commission, the European External Action Service staff, as well as to other stakeholders of the Erasmus+ programme, such as Erasmus+ National Agencies, National Erasmus+ Offices and the Erasmus Mundus Student and Alumni Association.
Page updated on : 2017-09-15